Apocalypticism in the Bible and Its World: A Comprehensive Introduction

byFrederick MurphyForeword byWilliam Reiser, Alan Avery-peck

September 1, 2012|
Apocalypticism in the Bible and Its World: A Comprehensive Introduction by Frederick Murphy
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Apocalypticism is not a peripheral topic in biblical studies. It represents the central, characteristic transformation of Hebrew thought in the period of the Second Temple. It therefore constituted the worldview of Jesus, Paul, and the earliest Christians, and it is the context in which the New Testament books were written. In this volume, Frederick Murphy defines apocalypticism while discussing its origins, where it comes into play in the Hebrew Bible, and how it relates to Jesus and the New Testament.
Frederick J. Murphy (1949-2011) was professor of New Testament at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, for over twenty-five years. He authored numerous books, including Fallen Is Babylon: The Revelation to John, Early Judaism: The Exile to the Time of Jesus, and An Introduction to Jesus and the Gospels. He received hi...
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Title:Apocalypticism in the Bible and Its World: A Comprehensive Introduction
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:448 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 in
Published:September 1, 2012
Publisher:Baker Publishing Group
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9780801039782

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